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Makeney Hall Hotel

Belper, Derbyshire View map Visit website
4.9 out of 5 rating 15 reviews
Starting at £1,750
20 to 180 Guests

About

Makeney Hall Hotel is a historic wedding venue located in Belper, in the Derbyshire region of England. This Victorian-style mansion is set on six acres of stunning gardens and impeccably manicured lawns. Invite your guests on a serene retreat in the countryside, nearby Derby and the market town of Belper.

Facilities and Capacity

Makeney Hall Hotel has various indoor and outdoor spaces and can accommodate 180 people for wedding celebrations. Whether you prefer classic Victorian design or modern elegance, the venue boasts versatile event spaces to match any style. The woodland garden is perfect for a summer ceremony of 80 guests and features a rustic wooden structure to protect parties from the elements. After saying 'I do,' lead your guests to the Conservatory or Milford rooms for your wedding breakfast. After a beautiful evening with your loved ones, head to your newlywed suite and indulge in luxurious amenities. Your out-of-town guests can enjoy equally lavish accommodations.

Services Offered

The welcoming staff at Makeney Hall Hotel aims to provide an exceptional experience tailor-made to your needs. Their wedding packages allow your choice of venue and include a dedicated on-site coordinator, a dressing room, a three-course meal or buffet, spindle chairs, linens, and a dance floor. The venue provides exceptional in-house catering, renowned for its delectable cuisine. Your coordinator will work with you to design the perfect dinner and bar menu to suit your taste. Ideal for simplifying your planning, this team can also provide a master of ceremonies, beauticians, and a changing room for your guests.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel
Unusual Weddings
Asian Wedding
Stately Home
Historic
Woodland and Festival
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Beautician

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
Pets Welcome
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    Lindsay H. Married on 30/07/2021
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    Magical wedding, just after after lockdown lifted

    Makeney hall staff were absolutely fantastic.
    It was 2 weeks after lockdown lifted but you wouldn’t have known. Beautiful Derbyshire setting. Really magical ceremony with the gentle patter of rain under the woodland canopy. Great quality food and plenty of it. Catered well for kaliegh in the evening. Perfect!
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    Wonderful wedding venue

    We had our wedding and reception at this hotel and it was a great success. It's a beautiful old building, full of character, which is why we chose it. Katie was our wedding planner and she was great - really helpful and a pleasure to work with.

    Everybody loved the Lavinia Room which the wedding was held in. The wedding breakfast was held in the Conservatory and the room and tables looked absolutely beautiful. The food and service we received was excellent - we had lots of positive feedback from our guests on this. The portions were very generous and everyone felt very well looked after. All the staff were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

    Most of guests had refurbished rooms and have said they were great. We had the bridal suite, which has yet to be refurbished, but is beautiful anyway, is huge and has stunning views. The rooms were spotless and the beds really comfortable. We want to say a big thank you to Katie, Paul and all the staff who helped make it a wonderful occasion.
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    Mr and Mrs Fowler

    Thankyou very much, the day went perfectly and we loved absolutely every minute of it!!

    From the ceremony to the neal and through to the evening everything was perfect! The master of ceremonies was a true gentleman and we cannot thank him enough for his support on our special day!!

    The staff were great, the room looked amazing and the food both day and evening buffet was absolutely superb!! Our bridal suite was fab and all our guests thoroughly enjoyed their stay As well as the delicious breakfast the following morning!!

    My dad was really impressed with the service received and also how quick and well staff managed to turn the room around not once but 3 times during our day :) we truly had the most amazing day!!

    And to top it all the weather stayed with us and the grounds looked gorgeous and we were able to capture sone stunning photos :D

    From a very very happy newlywed couple :)
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    THEEE place to get married!

    I just want to say a massive thank you for all you have done for us. Our day couldn't have gone better! I rant and rave to everyone how Makeney Hall is THEEE place to get married. The views are stunning. The room... well I am lost for words. Everything is and was perfect. amazing even. I cant put it into words exactly what I want to say. My grattitude goes beyond thanks. The staff were perfect. Professional and outstanding!

    I highly recommend you and the hotel to everyone. The breakfast in the morning was delicious. And just what I needed after a full night of alcohol haha. As soon as I get the pictures back from Mark I will do you a little album to say thanks.

    Cheers! You're all bob on. Our day was amazing and one I will cherish forever.
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    Cloud 9!

    We're both wonderful thank you so much, still on cloud 9 after our wonderful day on Friday! Just off on Honeymoon in a few hours to Mexico, we're very much looking forward to some relaxation.

    Absolutely amazing day! Thank you so much to Liz, Paul & all the staff who made the venue so fabulous for us! Everyone has said nothing but positive things about the rooms, the food, the staff and our special day! Thank you again

    I can't speak highly enough of Paul & Liz who both kept me completely sane in the lead up to the wedding as well as on the day. Nothing was too much trouble for them despite me being a slight control freak!
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    Excellent wedding venue

    Our thanks to Kay, Vorchek I hope that is spelt correctly and the team at Makeney Hall for making our daughter & son-in-laws wedding a very special occasion from start to finish. From the initial meetings last year, to the last drink in the early hours of the morning following the wedding, they were first class, taking all the pressure off our shoulders and making it easy for us to relax and enjoy the day. Venue, service and food were all excellent with many guests commenting that it was the best wedding they had attended. Thanks again.
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    Amazing!

    Got ready, had civil ceremony and reception at Makeney on 11th September 2009. Had the most perfect day! Staff were wonderful and went out of the way to help at all points. The food was delicious and service very good. The grounds are beautiful, as are bridal suites. A Special thanks to Kay, the wedding coordinator and Martin Master of ceremonies, who both made the day run so smoothly. We can''t thank you enough!
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    The perfect day

    Wedding held on 5th sept 2009 at the beautiful makeney hall hotel.The day was amazing , food fantastic and every member of staff was polite and could not do enough to help . A massive thankyou to Kay the wedding coordinator for all her help and to vortec for making the day run so smoothly. We would recommend makeney hall to everyone as the perfect wedding setting.
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    Amazing

    Thank you Makeney for making the 15th March 2008 such a special day for us both, everything was spot on, Special thanks to Helen and Vortec for making our day extra special.
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    Perfect!!!

    We got married this year on the 5th of August and had an amazing day! Makeney Hall was a perfect venue and all the staff did everything they could to make our day special. The wedding co-ordinator, Helen Fairey was fantastic throughout and so were our Master of Ceremony, Tony and also Alaistair Massey. They were always on hand to talk us through everything and to make sure we were happy. It all ran so smoothly. All our guests are still talking about how wonderful the day was. A big thank you to all at Makeney Hall!
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    Wonderful Wedding Day - thanks loads to Makeney!

    We got married at the Makeney in November 2006. We held our wedding ceremony, our wedding breakfast and our evening reception all at the Hotel in the Milford Suite and the transformation of the room from one part of the day to the next was amazing - so smooth and trouble free. The Suite looked really beautiful for the ceremony and the local registrars are lovely. We had the most wonderful wedding day - truly magical with nothing going wrong. Our wedding co-ordinator, Lesley, was a total star and looked after us superbly. Anything we asked for, however small or large, they would do or try their very best to. Our MOC was lovely too. We cannot thank the staff enough for their help and support and looking after our families and friends. Definately recommend The Makeney as a first class venue for your celebrations.
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    A perfect weekend

    Family and friends met up at Makeney on Friday evening and had a lovely dinner in a private dining room, which was beautifully decorated. On the wedding day everything went so well that the day flew by, no awkward hanging about while photos were taken or long wait betwen reception and evening entertainment. All the staff were very caring. The wedding co-ordinator was brilliant and very knowledgable about local services such as florists, photographer and make-up artist.
    It is obvious from the photos what a good time every one had.
    Only one fault - trying to pay the bill on the morning after - chaos.
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    A perfect venue, nothing was too much trouble.

    A perfect venue, nothing was too much trouble. Food was fantastic and the service was outstanding, what a nice change to see a hotel still silver serving all the food onto hot plates. All the staff from the receptionest to the cleaners were friendly and helpful. The Wedding Co-Ordinator took so much pressure of us during the planning stages and all our special requests were met. On the day our MOC couldn't do enough for us, he was always at hand to guide us throughout the day. Although our wedding was October this year the grounds were in excellent condition. Thank you Makeney Hall for a fairytale wedding.
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    Excellent wedding venue

    we got married in in 1999, everything was well planned and organised, highly recommend..
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    Excellent venue

    We had a wonderful day at Makeney Hall, The whole day ran smoothly thanks to the wonderful staff and the fantastic duty manager who was our master of ceromonies. Nothing was out of place and we would throughly recommend makeney Hall to everyone.

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Deals

Makeney Hall Hotel 1
Exclusive
If you're coming from Hitched we'll give you a 5% discount on the services hired. Don't forget to present your voucher when you come see us.
Makeney Hall Hotel 2
Offer

If your looking for a ceremony only for your special day then our beautiful woodland garden area is the perfect setting to say i do, for £500 you will have 2 hours hire plus an arrival drink for 30 guests for after your ceremony.

Makeney Hall Hotel 3
Offer

Mid-week Matrimony £3,995

Who said you have to get married on a Saturday?

Be different and book your wedding mid-week. *Price applies to Mondays - Thursdays, not including Bank Holidays.

Based on 40 day guests and 80 evening guests. Subject to availability. Includes Venue hire, three course meal, toast drink, evening buffet, spindle chairs, bridal suite, dancefloor, use of cake stand & knife, table linen & napkins, dedicated wedding coordinator*

*On the lead up to your wedding day

Events

21 Sep
Open Door

Wedding Open Evening

Come along to our Wedding Open Evening

Where you will meet the wedding team & our recommended wedding suppliers. You will also be able to view our beautiful grounds and out woodland garden ceremony area.

Doors open 6pm-8pm

No need to book

We look forward to meeting you

Date: From 21/09/2022 to 21/09/2022 Schedule 18:00 - 20:00
Place: Makeney Hall Hotel Makeney Rd Milford Belper DE56 0RS, Makeney, Derbyshire
02 Oct
Open Door

Come along to our Autmnn Wedding Fayre here at Makeney Hall Hotel on Sunday 2nd October 2022 12pm to 4pm

An amazing opportunity to see our stunnng venue set up for a wedding and also meet our recommended suppliers

To book tickets please click on the link below-

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/makeney-hall-wedding-fayre-tickets-295834046597

We look forward to meeting you

Date: From 02/10/2022 to 02/10/2022 Schedule 12:00 - 16:00
Place: Makeney Rd, Milford, Belper, Derbyshire

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